Senior Energy Yield Consultant

Last updated 28 days ago
Location:Glasgow City
Job Type:Full Time

One of the largest employee-owned companies in the world, Mott MacDonald is a multisector consultancy providing engineering, management, and development services on projects in 150 countries. With over 16,000 of the best people working on a diverse range of challenges, we're helping our clients deliver sustainable infrastructure and development solutions. We have a collegiate and collaborative culture which values equality and diversity, and we take proactive steps to create an inclusive workplace. Together, we are opening opportunities with connected thinking.
Our Energy unit work on offshore and onshore wind farms around the world. Due to high demand for our services we are looking for a Senior Energy Yield Consultant with consultancy experience to join our wind team in our Glasgow office As well as providing specialist energy yield expertise you will also project manage the delivery of wind projects therefore we require an individual with experience of conducting due diligence review work, dealing with client queries and reviewing third party work.

As a Senior Energy Yield Consultant you will work with our global renewables team dedicated to providing consultancy services for a variety of clients to include developers, lenders, investors and other project stakeholders. This is a client facing role that would suit a highly numerate individual with a diverse set of skills and the initiative to rise to a challenge. As part of your day to day duties you will be reviewing and undertaking the analysis of wind data to predict the energy output of potential wind farm projects as well as reviewing third party reports for due diligence assignments.

Key responsibilities will include:
* Management of projects and budgets
* Client interfacing and relationship management
* Due diligence with in-depth review of third party analysis reports
* Mentoring and feedback to junior team members
* Review of internal assessments and reports following detailed approval procedures
* Analysis and interpretation of measured wind data
* Modelling of wind flow using linear and non-linear wind flow models
* Calculation of energy yield assessment and technical losses
* Site compliance analysis according to IEC standards
* Written and verbal communication of technical detail to a non-technical audience
* Feasibility study report preparation
* Tender documents preparation, bids evaluation, contractual negotiations
* Awareness of the market and on-going innovation in technology and research
We invite applications from wind energy yield professionals with the following:
* Masters degree in engineering or relevant science subject
* Experience working in an engineering consultancy
* Experience in pre-construction and operational energy yield assessments for onshore and offshore wind projects
* Experience of reviewing other people's work
* Knowledge of using Windographer, WindFarmer, WindPro and WASP
* Experience conducting site classification assessments including turbulence intensity and extreme winds
* Experience in layout optimisations
* Excellent communication and reporting skills
* Ability to work as part of a global team
* Ability to write clear and precise technical reports for a non-technical audience